I Am a Man / Black Lives Matter
I Am a Man / Black Lives Matter
10.24.2020

Understanding Black Politics

Faith, Representation, and Black Political Voices

Andra Gillespie

,

Ryan McAnnally-Linz

,

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I Am a Man / Black Lives Matter
Episode No. 34
10.24.2020

Understanding Black Politics

Faith, Representation, and Black Political Voices

Andra Gillespie & Ryan McAnnally-Linz

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10.24.2020

Understanding Black Politics

Faith, Representation, and Black Political Voices

Faith, Representation, and Black Political Voices

Andra Gillespie

,

Ryan McAnnally-Linz

,

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I Am a Man / Black Lives Matter
I Am a Man / Black Lives Matter
10.24.2020

Understanding Black Politics

Faith, Representation, and Black Political Voices

Andra Gillespie

,

Ryan McAnnally-Linz

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Political scientist Andra Gillespie (Emory University) discusses the significance of black politics in 2020, including the need to fix disproportional representation, ideological sorting in party politics, the experience and salience of racial identity as a grounding factor for black political engagement, pursuing justice through the political process, and bringing political science to bear on lives of faith. Interview by Ryan McAnnally-Linz.

Show Notes

  • Disproportional representation of African-Americans in Congress
  • Ideological Sorting, Partisanship, and Race
  • “Welcome to America’s Freedom Church”: How Rev. Raphael Warnock, the pastor of MLK’s Ebenezer Baptist Church is leading the Georgia U.S. Senate race
  • Pursuing Justice in the Political Process: Voting Rights, Disenfranchisement, and Representation
  • Political rules and doing the right thing
  • Vocation and Christian public engagement
  • The role of faith in ideological sorting, and faith in black politics

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Learn more about the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference

Andra Gillespie
Associate Professor of Political Science, Emory University
Ryan McAnnally-Linz
Associate Director

Political scientist Andra Gillespie (Emory University) discusses the significance of black politics in 2020, including the need to fix disproportional representation, ideological sorting in party politics, the experience and salience of racial identity as a grounding factor for black political engagement, pursuing justice through the political process, and bringing political science to bear on lives of faith.

Political scientist Andra Gillespie (Emory University) discusses the significance of black politics in 2020, including the need to fix disproportional representation, ideological sorting in party politics, the experience and salience of racial identity as a grounding factor for black political engagement, pursuing justice through the political process, and bringing political science to bear on lives of faith. Interview by Ryan McAnnally-Linz.

Show Notes

  • Disproportional representation of African-Americans in Congress
  • Ideological Sorting, Partisanship, and Race
  • “Welcome to America’s Freedom Church”: How Rev. Raphael Warnock, the pastor of MLK’s Ebenezer Baptist Church is leading the Georgia U.S. Senate race
  • Pursuing Justice in the Political Process: Voting Rights, Disenfranchisement, and Representation
  • Political rules and doing the right thing
  • Vocation and Christian public engagement
  • The role of faith in ideological sorting, and faith in black politics

Follow Andra Gillespie on Twitter

Learn more about the James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference

Andra Gillespie
Associate Professor of Political Science, Emory University
Ryan McAnnally-Linz
Associate Director

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